Culmen International LLC

Jr. Project Control Specialist

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Alexandria | US


Established in 2004, Culmen International is committed to enhancing international security, strengthening homeland defense, optimizing government operations and providing humanitarian assistance around the world.  We provide technical and management expertise, develop innovative technology solutions, and deliver youth care services, logistics, training and language services worldwide.  With experience in over 126 countries, Culmen supports our clients to accomplish critical missions in challenging environments.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and collaborate with corporate financial team on invoicing and reconciliation for contract line item numbers (CLINS), sub-contract line item numbers (SLINS), vendors, and subcontractors, including unbilled cost, accruals, and on-hold cost
  • Analyze financial data, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Develop and/or analyze program financial revenue projection and variance
  • Track project costs using multiple funding lines allocated across multiple project accounts and fiscal years (appropriation)
  • Allocate costs accurately to specific control accounts and/or charge codes
  • Prepare, review and revise reports, spreadsheets and briefs for internal and customer review
  • Implement financial policies and procedures in support of assigned projects
  • Establish and maintain financial baselines and analyze variance
  • Conduct wire transfers
  • Use company IT systems to update transactions and incorporate/amend actuals
  • Make recommendations for process improvements

Basic Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. degree in business, finance, accounting, and/or economics
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in financial management/control of U.S. Government contracts
  • Ability to effectively work with a large volume of quantitative data
  • Organized self-starter with exceptional attention to detail while performing multiple assignments
  • Subject matter expert in Excel; proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiar with commercial wire transfer systems
  • Possess the skills and experience listed below, be an independent thinker, detail oriented, and implement effective time management
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, be a fast learner, and work well in a diverse team environment across various cultures and time zones

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using Cost Point
  • Knowledgeable in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Knowledgeable with all types of contracts
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint
  • Knowledgeable in Government Travel Regulations or DOD Joint Travel Regulations
  • Experience supporting or working with USG foreign assistance programs/initiatives

Top Tier Benefits Package

  • Exceptional Medical/Dental/Vision coverage with 100% of the premiums paid by the company for all employees and their eligible dependents
  • 401k – Vested immediately and 4% match
  • Life insurance and disability paid by the company
  • AFLAC Available
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 12 Paid Holidays



At Culmen International we are committed to creating, promoting, and sustaining a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our commitment to these values is unwavering across all our work around the world.  We include and celebrate employees of diverse races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, ethnicities, nationalities, socioeconomic statuses, languages, (dis)abilities, ages, and religious commitments. These differences drive innovative solutions to meet the needs of our employees and clients. Culmen is an equal opportunity employer.



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